The Best of DC #25 [Newstand edition]

DC, 1979 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
5" x 6.75"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #25.


The Man of Steel and his Favorite Kid-Pals (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-5061

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Best of DC -- Superman (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents.

The TV Show That Menaced Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Woodrow Prescott; Herbert Prescott; Kerry Prescott; Mac Nelson; Dan Marz
Reprints:

The Baby Who Walked Through Walls! (Table of Contents)

Clark Kent / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Superman (only as Clark Kent); Petra Lewis; Michelle Lewis; Mrs. Goldstein; Lance
Reprints:

The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Alice Norton; Lois Lane; Martha Norton; John Norton
Synopsis:
Superman restores the sight of a blind girl and reunites her family.
Reprints:

World Beneath the North Pole! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot Maggin
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
creatures of Miros (villains); Dr. Vernon Lombard; Superman; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Steve Lombard; Jamie Lombard
Reprints:

Superman, You're Not Clark Kent--and I Can Prove It! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Tex Blaisdell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Whirlicane (1st); Pete Ross; Jonathan Ross; Steve Lombard
Reprints:

The Story of Superman, Junior (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superman, Junior [Johnny Kirk]; Superboy (flashback)
Synopsis:
Johnny Kirk's father blasts him into space because he thinks Earth is soon to be destroyed by a meteor. After Superboy deflects the meteor, he asks him to find his son. But Superboy is all grown up as Superman before Johnny Kirk returns to Earth, now with super powers. But Superman's own powers are disappearing due to contact with a space poison that was on Johnny's space ship.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite

The Kid with the Million Dollar Smile! (Table of Contents)

Clark Kent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Reprints:

Superman's Command Performance (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Swamp Thing is Back! (Table of Contents)

Swamp Thing / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Yeates
Inks:
Tom Yeates
Letters:
?

Characters:
Swamp Thing

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for Swamp Thing #1, on sale February 11, 1982.

Meet Superman's Kid-Pals! (Table of Contents)

Superman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Previews of the characters in the stories in the issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man of Steel and his Favorite Kid-Pals
    Superman
  2. 1. Best of DC -- Superman
  3. 2. The TV Show That Menaced Metropolis!
    Superman
  4. 3. The Baby Who Walked Through Walls!
    Clark Kent
  5. 4. The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman!
    Superman
  6. 5. World Beneath the North Pole!
    Superman
  7. 6. Superman, You're Not Clark Kent--and I Can Prove It!
    Superman
  8. 7. The Story of Superman, Junior
    Superman
  9. 8. The Kid with the Million Dollar Smile!
    Clark Kent
  10. 9. Superman's Command Performance
    Superman
  11. 10. Swamp Thing is Back!
    Swamp Thing
  12. 11. Meet Superman's Kid-Pals!
    Superman
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